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Barnes & Noble Inc (NYSE:BKS)
PEG Ratio
PE(NRI) Ratio / EBITDA 5-Y Growth
1.40 (As of Today)

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The growth rate we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate. As of today, Barnes & Noble Inc's P/E (NRI) Ratio is 25.86. Barnes & Noble Inc's 5-year average EBITDA growth rate is 18.50%. Therefore, Barnes & Noble Inc's PEG for today is 1.40.

BKS' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57   Max: 93.15
Current: 1.41

0.57
93.15

During the past 13 years, Barnes & Noble Inc's highest PEG was 93.15. The lowest was 0.57. And the median was 2.85.

BKS's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BKS: 1.41 )

Peter Lynch thinks a company with a P/E (NRI) ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued.


Definition

PEG is defined as the P/E (NRI) Ratio divided by the growth ratio. The ratio we use is the 5-year average EBITDA growth rate.

Barnes & Noble Inc's PEG for today is calculated as

PEG=P/E (NRI) Ratio/EBITDA Growth Rate (5-year average)
=25.8620689655/18.50
=1.40

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Explanation

To compare stocks with different growth rates, Peter Lynch invented a ratio called PEG. PEG is defined as the P/E ratio divided by the growth ratio. He thinks a company with a P/E ratio equal to its growth rate is fairly valued. Still he said he would rather buy a company growing 20% a year with a P/E of 20, instead of a company growing 10% a year with a P/E of 10.


Related Terms

P/E (NRI) Ratio, Peter Lynch Fair Value


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Barnes & Noble Inc Annual Data

Jan08Jan09Apr10Apr11Apr12Apr13Apr14Apr15Apr16Apr17
peg 2.095.760.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Barnes & Noble Inc Quarterly Data

Jan15Apr15Jul15Oct15Jan16Apr16Jul16Oct16Jan17Apr17
peg 0.000.000.000.004.600.0022.155.2211.770.00
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